Donald Trump Jr. met a Russian who promised “information helpful to the campaign”
THE official version is as follows. In June 2016, the president’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr. was asked by an acquaintance, someone whom he knew from the Miss Universe pageant, to have a meeting with someone who, he was told, “might have information helpful to his father’s campaign.” He agreed, despite not knowing the name of the person he was to meet. Donald junior “had to listen”, he tweeted. He also asked the campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and Mr Trump’s son-in-law and consigliere, Jared Kushner, to come along. On the other side of the table, it turned out, was Natalia Veselnitskaya, a Russian lawyer. The meeting lasted for 20 to 30 minutes, Ms Veselnitskaya was “vague, ambiguous and made no sense.” The candidate did not know about this meeting.
The unofficial version, which may prove to be more accurate, and was supplied by the <a…Continue reading